A solar revolution is transforming the lives of women in the remotest parts of Asia. They no longer have to wait decades to be connected to a power grid but are able today to exploit the huge potential of the abundant sunshine. In societies where women normally play a subservient role and spend much of their time on menial chores, solar businesses are creating a new breed of female entrepreneur who are bringing electricity to their villages.
Solar capacity is growing. Rapidly.
Jackson tells about the movement-building and healing power of community-controlled renewables, embracing the tension of diversity, and more.
As the costs of solar technologies decrease, the opportunities for innovative solutions to community problems are increasing.